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Water Contamination Overwhelms Service Providers

Published Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 2:02 am | Permalink

For over two weeks, Gloucester, Massachusetts residents and businesses were ordered to boil all water. For Dunkin’ Donuts, coffee is a big seller and with no boiling facilities, the boil order meant sharp temporary layoffs at their stores. You may not care much about Dunkin' Donuts' profit margins, but your heart would likely go out to the unemployed families.